Ocala, FL – Individual Severely Injured in Train AccidentOrlando Legal News
Ocala, FL (April 28, 2020) – According to Ocala Fire Rescue, a train accident involving a pedestrian took place around 4:43 p.m. yesterday, April 27.
The accident took place at an unidentified location in Ocala, according to Marion County authorities. A pedestrian, who was not identified, was struck by the train and pinned underneath for reasons that are not yet known.
Police confirmed that the individual was extricated around 5 p.m. and taken to the hospital as a trauma alert.
Nobody on the train was injured in the incident.
At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Train Accidents in Florida
Each year, nearly 1,000 people are killed in train accidents within the U.S., while thousands more are sent to hospitals for treatment of catastrophic injuries. Because of how large these modes of transportation are, a train accident is capable of causing serious harm to some of the most vulnerable parties, including pedestrians. Speaking with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney can be a beneficial aspect of your claim.
At Vaughan Law Group, our Florida personal injury attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping victims through one of the most devastating times in your life. Our attorneys understand how overwhelmed you might be feeling after an accident that is not your fault. You have many rights to compensation and should not stand alone at this time. Please contact our attorneys in Florida at (407) 648-1426 for more information on your options moving forward.
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Disclaimer: At Vaughan Law Group, our attorneys wish to provide useful information to families who have found themselves in similar situations after an accident. We would also like to honor victims who have received injuries or have lost their lives in Florida accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.